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03-31-14, 09:04 AM
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Posted By halapeno

There are 2 receptacles upstream, but mostly...

There are 2 receptacles upstream, but mostly unused. This house is 25 years old so possibly code has changed since it was built.
03-30-14, 05:05 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By halapeno

Found it.

FOUND IT!!! :wall:

As you said, the supply to the upstream receptacle was okay, but the output had loose wires and charred insulation.

Because of all of your suggestions, I kept looking...
03-30-14, 04:10 PM
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Views: 1,009
Posted By halapeno

I suspected upstream problem, so I plugged a...

I suspected upstream problem, so I plugged a digital clock (batteries removed) into an upstream receptacle.

If the power to that receptacle is interrupted, the clock display would start...
03-30-14, 03:15 PM
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Posted By halapeno

The green light on the GFCI is turning on and...

The green light on the GFCI is turning on and off. It is as if the voltage to the GFCI is intermittent, however, other appliances on the same circuit remain steady.
03-30-14, 02:03 PM
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Posted By halapeno

The same symptoms occur with coffee pot, toaster...

The same symptoms occur with coffee pot, toaster oven and rice cooker.
03-30-14, 01:32 PM
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Posted By halapeno

Strange GFCI problem

My GFCI powers off whenever a high wattage appliance is plugged in, then it waits a minute or two and then powers back on. It continues powering on and off as long as the appliance is plugged in. ...
09-08-09, 01:38 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By halapeno

Evidently it is common practice in Houston, Texas...

Evidently it is common practice in Houston, Texas to run the condensate line directly to the sewer with a p-trap in line. In my old house the AC unit was in a downstairs closet and it was easy to...
09-08-09, 12:47 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By halapeno

Clogged AC drain.

There is no trap near the handler. The drain exits the AC unit then does a 90 degree turn downstairs where presumably it ties into the bathroom vent stack.

The water flows freely out of the main...
09-08-09, 12:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,880
Posted By halapeno

Clogged AC drain.

I've got water coming out of my secondary AC drain. So I climbed up in the attic to trace the primary drain tube and it disappears into a wall that is inaccessible.

So I cut the PVC close to...
Replies: 8
Views: 12,767
Posted By halapeno

Corrugated panels

The recommendations you all have given me (skyhooks etc.) seem to confirm that there is no standard (or easy) method of building a hip roof with corrugated polycarbonate panels.

There are only 2...
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Posted By halapeno

Using corrugated roofing panels for gazebo

Even with purlins spaced at 24" intervals, I would think the weight of a human body (at least my body) on plastic roofing panels would end up cracking them.
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Posted By halapeno

Using corrugated roofing panels for gazebo

I've just framed in the joists for a four-sided hip roof (tetrahedron) on a gazebo.

It looks something like this:

The skeleton of the roof finally takes shape pictures from home & garden...
02-21-08, 12:29 PM
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Posted By halapeno

Granite Tile Countertop Underlayment

I just found a store that sells granite edging for tile countertops. The distance between the bottom of the edging (where it lays on the countertop) and the bottom of the lip is 3/4 inches.

My...
07-13-07, 01:38 PM
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Posted By halapeno

Clogged Main Drain?

I have a 2-way valve on the suction side of my pump ... one lines up with the skimmers and the other lines up with the main drain. With the pump online with the skimmer, everything works...
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